Average Bench: 83.3% (55th of 984)

Based on 40 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MD04ACA600

Very good average bench

The Toshiba MD04ACA600 6TB averaged just 16.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba MD04ACA600 6TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.89MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 135MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MD04ACA600 6TB is 48.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MD04ACA600 6TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.26MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.81MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 40 samples)
Min Avg Max
77.8 Read 148 200
101 Write 142 192
86.1 Mixed 135 183
106% 142 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.04 4K Read 1.89 4.52
0.26 4K Write 1.81 2.3
0.04 4K Mixed 0.26 0.35
141% 1.32 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: FS2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 179
Write 171
Mixed 153
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 1.37
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.35
136% 1.29 MB/s
53GB free
Firmware: FS2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 130
Write 106
Mixed 113
88% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 0.2
97% 1.03 MB/s
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 Prices

BHPhotoUS $249.9919 months ago.
AmazonUS $339.0020 months ago.
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Typical MD04ACA600 6TB Builds (Compare 1,979 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 110%
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Desktop
Desktop 106%
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Workstation
Workstation 92%
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Motherboard: Asus X99-DELUXE - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,882

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